Chef’s salad is very popular in Greece and you will find it served in most restaurants. This recipe is my twist to the classic recipe made with a homemade sauce. This is a beloved salad, easy to make but so tasty which will be a hit to your guests.
Today I am posting another recipe, which is suitable for a festive occasion. Wild boar with sage and honey. Wild boar isn’t something we cannot get everyday in Greece. We can, however, get it during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, so I plan to make it during the holidays.
Galopoula Gemisti, means stuffed turkey. In Cyprus, we always used to roast our turkey on Christmas Day which was filled with finely chopped chicken giblets, rice, almonds and raisins.
These tasty cheese-filled triangles are finger foods and can be served as appetizers, mezedes, side dishes, and snacks.
Potato croquettes (from the French verb “croquer”, which means to crunch, are mashed potatoes in which more ingredients are used for taste.
Ganache is a French term referring to a smooth mixture of chopped chocolate and heavy cream, used as a glaze, sauce or icing used as filling for pastries, to make truffles or to glaze cakes.
Afelia is a traditional Cypriot dish of small pieces of fried pork meat cooked in red dry wine and coriander. It is usually accompanied by bulgur pilaf or “patates antinachtes”.
Lamb or goat ofton kleftiko is an easy, rustic, traditional Greek dish made with lamb, cooked in the oven wrapped in parchment paper.
Ellinikos Kaffés, which means Greek coffee, is one of the healthiest in the world. Recent studies have shown that a cup of Greek coffee a day is very good for your healthy and for longevity!
Wiener Schnitzel or scallopini, as they are called in Italy or escalopes in France, consist of thinly sliced meat cutlets, usually veal or pork, although chicken may also be used.